102 STAT. 2176
PUBLIC LAW 100-458—OCT. 1, 1988
(b) COMPENSATION.—The Executive Director of the Center shall be compensated at the rate specified for employees in grade OS-18 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of title 5, United States Code. 2 USC 1108.
SEC. 119. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
Gifts and property.
(a) IN GENERAL.—In order to carry out the provisions of this subtitle, the Center may— (1) appoint and fix the compensation of such personnel as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this subtitle, except that in no case shall employees other than the Executive Director be compensated at a rate to exceed the maximum rate for employees in grade GS-15 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of title 5, United States Code; (2) procure temporary and intermittent services of experts and consultants as are necessary to the extent authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, but at rates not to exceed the rate specified at the time of such service for grade GS-18 under section 5332 of such title; (3) prescribe such regulations as it considers necessary governing the manner in which its functions shall be carried out; (4) solicit and receive money and other property donated, bequeathed, or devised, without condition or restriction other than it be used for the purposes of the Center, and to use, sell, or otherwise dispose of such property for the purpose of carrying out its functions; (5) accept and utilize the services of voluntary and noncompensated personnel and reimburse them for travel expenses, including per diem, as authorized by section 5703 of title 5, United States Code; (6) enter into contracts, grants, or other arrangements, or modifications thereof, to carry out the provisions of this subtitle, and such contracts or modifications thereof may, with the concurrence of two-thirds of the members of the Board, be entered into without performance or other bonds, and without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (41 U.S.C. 5); and (7) make other necessary expenditures. (b) ANNUAL REPORT.—The Center shall submit to Congress an annual report of its operations under this subtitle.
2 USC 1109.
SEC. 120, AUTHORIZATION FOR APPROPRIATIONS
There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this subtitle. 2 USC 1110.
SEC. 12L APPROPRIATIONS
There is appropriated to the fund the sum of $7,500,000 to carry out this subtitle. This title may be cited as the "Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1989".